Russian Meat and Vegetable Stew (Soljanka)

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Russian Meat and Vegetable Stew (Soljanka)
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Health Score:
7,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 45 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
For the stew
1 onion
2 red Bell pepper
100 grams Bacon
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
80 grams Tomato paste
800 milliliters Beef broth
100 milliliters Pickle juice
1 bay leaf
2 Pickled cucumbers
150 grams cooked Meat (such as chicken or beef)
150 grams Smoked pork chop
100 grams Whipped cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt
freshly ground peppers
For garnishing
Dill
parsley
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Whipped creamTomato pasteonionsaltDillparsley

Preparation steps

1.

For the stew: peel onion and cut into strips. Rinse and halve bell peppers, remove seeds and ribs and cut into strips. Cut bacon into cubes.

2.

Heat oil in a saucepan and saute bacon, onion and bell peppers for 4-5 minutes. Add tomato paste and saute briefly. Deglaze pan with broth and pour in the pickle juice. Bring to a boil. Add bay leaf and simmer for about 10 minutes on low heat.

3.

Cut gherkins into strips. Cut meat into strips and dice smoked pork (kassler). Add to the stew and heat through.

4.

Add 60 grams (approximately 2 ounces) of sour cream and season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.

5.

Arrange stew on plates and garnish with remaining sour cream and fresh herbs. Serve.